Mauritius is a tropical island nation in the Indian Ocean. It is famously known for its pristine beaches, lagoons and reefs - but there is so much more to explore!
The mountainous interior includes rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and excotic wildlife.
Mauritius is a volcanic island stretching 65 kilometres by 45 kilometres. People of Indian, Creole, European and Chinese descent make up the multi-cultural population of about 1,3 million people.
The official languages are English and French, with Mauritian Creol considered to be the native language.
Temperatures are at their hottest during the island's summer months from October to April. Whether you like swimming, kite surfing, snorkeling .. or just relaxing, Mauritius has a beach for everyone. The water is clear, shallow and calm.
Le Morne Brabant peninsula remains a place of local myth and legend. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for the shelter it provided to runaway slaves in the 18th and 19th centuries. Experienced hikers will make it to the top in two hours, but it's advisable to book a local guide.
If a gentle stroll holds more appeal, Mauritius offers several less exposed hiking routes. Get in touch to learn more.